NACCHO is pleased to announce the 2023 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Operational Readiness Awards (ORA) which provide funding to MRC units to develop their emergency response capabilities. Funding for this opportunity is available through a cooperative agreement between NACCHO and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR). NACCHO will accept 2023 ORA applications via the NACCHO application website from Tuesday, November 1, 2022 until Friday, December 16, 2022. All necessary information regarding the program and application process may be found in the RFA.
Additional resources include the following:
- Application Component Overview
- Budget Proposal Template and Instructions
- Invoice and Action Plan Template
In addition, NACCHO hosted a webinar to review the 2023 MRC Operational Readiness Award RFA Overview and Application Process. The webinar recording and slides provide an overview of the MRC ORA RFA and NACCHO’s Awards website includes links to important application documents.